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Albany, NY – Townsquare Media Albany is pleased to announce Kevin Rich has been promoted to Market President & Chief Revenue Officer and Justin Abbott to Director of Sales.

In his new role, Rich will oversee and manage the successful operation of the market with a focus on revenue generation across all media and entertainment platforms.

“Over the last seven years, I've had the privilege of calling Townsquare Media Albany my home,” said Rich. “I believe wholeheartedly that we have the best talent and products in the Capital Region and I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead our market and take it to new heights."

Rich has been with Townsquare Media for just over seven years. He began as General Sales Manager back in 2011 before being promoted to Director of Sales in 2016. With his most recent promotion, Rich will lead the organization as it builds upon its extremely successful track record.

“Kevin’s combination of sales and management acumen, high integrity, and passion for winning is obvious to all who have worked with him,” said Rob Williams, Senior Vice President – Local Media, Townsquare Media Group. “We wish him much continued success in his new role.”

Justin Abbott has built an outstanding reputation in the market and in the company. Under Abbott’s leadership, the team has established high benchmarks for digital revenue. He has also played an important role in the rapid growth of Townsquare Ignite; a customer focused, data-driven technology provider of local targeted cross-platform advertising solutions.

“Having immersed myself in the Albany media market landscape for the past 15 years, I’m thrilled to be able to expand my sales leadership footprint as Director of Sales for Townsquare Albany,” said Abbott. “Our strong sales team combined with our ever-evolving innovative product portfolio positions us to continue our growth into becoming the market-leading media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company. Now is our time and I am so excited for this new opportunity.”

“Justin’s career has flourished over the last five plus years’ he has been with Townsquare,” explained Williams. “He has a passion for the community, and our market, and it really comes out through his work.”

About Townsquare Media:
Townsquare Media is a diversified media, entertainment, and digital marketing company that owns and operates market-leading radio, digital and live event properties in 66 markets across the U.S. Townsquare Media Live Events produces over 500 events across the nation’s largest multi-day and single-day music festivals, including WE Fest, Country Jam, Taste of Country Music Festival, Mountain Jam, and Loudwire Music Festival. Townsquare Media owns and operates five radio stations in Albany including WGNA-FM, WTMM-FM, WQBK-FM, WQSH-FM, and WQSH-HD2.

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